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U.S President Defied-Senate Votes To Expand Child Health Insurance

... for health insurance." Leavitt called the tobacco levy a "massive, regressive tax increase." yet, Sen. Max Baucus, the chairman of the Finance Committee who accused the administration of blocking the way for children, adding that he sees the cigarette tax increase as a public health measure that will s...

Indian Pharma Industry Wants Customs Duty on Life-saving Drugs to Go

...ome that much costlier. Hence it calls for the new levy to be repealed forthwith. In its memorandum, the OPPI, an organization of major pharma companies, also suggests that the R&D incentives to the industry be continued up to 2017. The budget had proposed to stop them by 2012 itself. As R&D is long...

Private Health-care Clinics Mushroom in Ontario

...thcare Centre which opened in Toronto and began to levy an annual membership fee. The ministry invoked the 2004 Future of Medicare Act and disallowed the opening of the health care center. "My understanding is that the Ontario Health Ministry is fine with (private clinics) as long as it doesn't end up o...

American Red Cross Fined $4.2m for Improper Blood Screening

...ree governs the Red Cross which permits the FDA to levy significant fines for failure of compliance with federal regulations. The organization said it takes the fine ``seriously" and ``is committed to full compliance." Margaret Glavin, FDA's associate commissioner for regulatory affairs said, ``It is not...

Complaint about the levy of £1 a week for medical care alarm service, brushed of

...and to the ombudsman when the authority decided to levy a charge of £1 a week. The option of flexible payment did not appeal to her. Extremely peeved at the decision she said, "I appreciate that it does cost to supply the service but I don't think the council could stoop any lower than this, by attack...

Fast Food : Let the Consumer Feel the Pinch

...ernational Society for the ken Study of Obesity, a levy of extra tax on fast foods will deter many from making it a quick food option. This might be the only way to tackle the burgeoning problem of obesity. With the advancements in technology and more money power, people are resorting to eating high cal...

Doctors Suggest Tax on High Calorie Diet to Deter Intake

...onference are planning to demand the government to levy heavy tax on the America's soft drinks industry //. This is to mainly combat the nation's obesity epidemic. The issue mainly addresses the sweeteners put in sugary drinks and also the amount of salt added to burgers and processed foods. The move was...

Review of Reversal of Spread of Diseases in Africa

...mainly due to an innovative employee/employer Aids levy introduced in 2003 that leveraged additional resources. Tanzania and Uganda follows closely behind with 13 per cent and 12 per cent respectively and Kenya trailing at 7 per cent. The heads of state are only expected to recommit to the unmet Abuja t...

Australia to Show Leniency towards U.S. Pharmaceutical Companies

...dment the Australian authorities have the power to levy heavy fines and ask the pharmaceutical company to reimburse for the lost sales. Apart from that the company has to pay extra cash to the federal and state government. This amendment became a law and was in function from the first of January 2005. ...

$35 billion needed globally for immunization

...ons and from other sources like solidarity tax and levy on air tickets, Mr Lob-Levyt, secretary of GAVI said. Norway has already announced that it will give $75 million annually to the fund for the next decade. The current $2.5 billion annual spending on immunization in the poorest countries would have ...

FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations

.... The FDA wants the court to grant it the power to levy fines of $10,000 a day as well as for each future safety violation inspectors discover....

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